Finnish early childhood education and care around the world
HEI Schools (Helsinki International Schools) is an international preschool concept that brings the excellence of Finnish early childhood education to schools all over the world. HEI is founded in partnership with the University of Helsinki.
The HEI Schools concept combines playful curiosity and the freedom for exploring with deep scientific understanding about how children learn. All HEI Schools ECEC centres form an international ”HEI Family”, that unifies children around the world. HEI Schools concept was awarded two Gold Awards (Best Product and Best Service) and the Grand Prix prize of the whole competition at ”Vuoden huiput 2017”, an annual Finnish design competition.